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Archive for August 26th, 2017

New Weight Categories, 2018 Host Cities Among Wrestling’s Bureau Announcements | United World Wrestling

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“The bureau of United World Wrestling wrapped up its week of meetings Thursday night at the Pullman Hotel in Bercy, passing several recommendations including the designation for the ten new weight categories and the announcement of host cities for the 2018 season.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 26, 2017 at 4:27 am

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Petriashvili Stuns Akgul in Finale, Aliev Bags No.3 at Paris 2017 World C’ships | United World Wrestling

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“Geno PETRIASHVILI (GEO) stunned reigning world and Olympic Games champion Taha AKGUL (TUR) on Friday, claiming his first senior world title as the first day of freestyle events came to a close at the Paris 2017 Wrestling World Championships.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 26, 2017 at 3:08 am

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Lauren Burroughs: Have You Met My Super-Competitive Husband? – Trackwrestling

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“On our first date, Jordan and I went to Dave and Buster’s.  We walked around picking out our favorite games and facing off for the first time. I was a decent athlete growing up, and have a pretty competitive spirit. I was not about to lose at a bunch of arcade games.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 26, 2017 at 3:08 am

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Snyder, Burroughs, Green, Retherford receive draws for final day of World Championships – TheMat.com

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“The final four U.S. men have weighed in and received their draws for Saturday’s freestyle finale the World Championships being held at AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 26, 2017 at 3:08 am

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Update: Gilman gets silver medal, Cox and Gwiazdowski take bronzes and USA is first in freestyle at Worlds – TheMat.com

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“The United States claimed three individual medals on the first day of men’s freestyle competition at the World Wrestling Championships at the AccorHotels Arena on Friday, and was in first place in the team standings.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 26, 2017 at 3:07 am

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World Championships Bracketology: Men’s Freestyle 65 kg, 70 kg, 74 kg and 97 kg – TheMat.com

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“Brackets have been released for the final day of men’s freestyle competition at the 2017 World Championships being held at AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 26, 2017 at 3:07 am

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Distinguished Member Bettucci passes away | National Wrestling Hall of Fame

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“Frank Bettucci, who was inducted as a Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2015, passed away on Thursday, at the age of 87.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 26, 2017 at 3:07 am

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